Discovered in a shop in Oregon, a Doughboy’s worn New Testament in a shotgun ammo pouch has found its way back to his descendants through a chain of determined veterans.
A passionate student of American military history is leading a crowd-funded effort to restore the site of a critical but little-known WWI battle won by the Doughboys.
September 13, 2022 was the 162th birthday of General John J. Pershing, leader of the American Expeditionary Force that entered World War I and broke the stalemate that had devastated Europe.
One false move, and the clay figure he's spent 1,500 hours sculpting could crack. For a sculptor, that's a disaster equivalent to Gallipoli, or the Somme. "I'm going into battle," says Sabin Howard. "It's a critical moment.”
When sculptor Sabin Howard’s ‘A Soldiers Journey’ is installed at the World War I Memorial in 2024, it will become the largest freestanding high relief bronze in the western hemisphere. A master figurative sculptor and authority on modern classicism, Sabin reflects on his methods, vision for the work and approach as an artist to the theme of war.
Dr. Frank Erdman Boston was an honored WWI Veteran, hospital founder and the first African American Doctor to become a member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. Once forgotten by history, his memory has been rekindled by the people of Pennsylvania.
Leveraging innovative digital resources, comprehensive and compelling WWI education for young adults is now available on the Verizon Innovative Learning portal. Teaching and Learning Resources with supporting teacher guides, student worksheets, primary sources and video documentaries are free to educators.
Over time, family lore can become legend. What was the true story of Corporal John Zink? His grandson undertook a fascinating fact-finding journey to explore, and ultimately understand, the real history.
More than 100 years after the end of the First World War, new details have emerged about a horse from Angus and her rider who fought in some of the conflict’s most infamous battles.
A century ago, American medicine went to war. Amazingly, over just a few months, an entire system of battlefield health care was organized.